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National Night Out events in your community

National Night Out, a yearlong community building campaign, is designed to: (1) heighten crime prevention awareness, (2) generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs, (3) strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships, and (4) send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

Along with traditional outside lights and front porch vigils, many cities and towns celebrate National Night Out with a variety of special citywide and neighborhood events such as block parties, cookouts, parades, festivals, visits from local officials and law enforcement, safety fairs, and youth events.

Find your NNO event below.

Calhoun County

Clarendon County

Clarendon County NNO

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 – 6-8:30 p.m.

East Clarendon Middle/High School Gymnasium, Turbeville, SC

Don't miss this opportunity to get to know your neighbors and local law enforcement. The night includes free prizes, food and drinks and musical entertainment. Harvest Hope Food Bank will be there to provide non-perishable food items for as many as 125 families.

Manning/Summerton NNO

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 – 6-8:30 p.m.

Manning High School Gymnasium, Manning, SC

Fairfield County

Winnsboro NNO

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 – 6 p.m.

Fortune Springs Park, Winnsboro, SC

Enjoy a movie in the p, free snow cones, music, hotdogs, cold drinks and entertainment. Bring your lawn Chairs and Blankets. UNITY IS THE BEGINNING OF A GREAT COMMUNITY!

Kershaw County

Lee County

Lexington County

Batesburg-Leesville NNO

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 – 6-9 p.m.

Leesville College Park

Enjoy an evening with your neighbors featuring live music from Steele Justice Band, safety and community exhibits, children's activities and an appearance by McGruff the Crime Dog.

Chapin NNO

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 – 6-8 p.m.

Rentall & Chapin Furniture Parking lots, Chapin, SC

Help take a bite out of crime by participating in the third annual Chapin Night Out, part of National Night Out. There will be activities and games for all ages as well as exhibits on public safety and crime prevention.

Gaston NNO

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 – 7 p.m.

Gaston Civic Center, Gaston SC

Town of Lexington NNO Cookout

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 – 6 p.m.

Gibson Pond Park, Lexington, SC

Join your friends and neighbors for a NNO cookout featuring hotdogs with all the extras, snow cones, educational material and activities, child passenger safety seat checks and more!

Lexington County NNO Kickoff

Saturday, August 2, 2014 – 5-8 p.m.

Wal-Mart Lexington, Lexington, SC

Lexington County kicks off National Night off with food, live music, free dental exams for kids, a dunk booth, displays from Public Safety, Face Painting and much more!

Lexington County Neighborhood NNO Observances

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Various Locations

Brookland-West Columbia Community & Housing Development Corporation NNO

Newberry County

Newberry NNO

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 – 6-8 p.m.

Marion Davis Park, Newberry, SC

All are invited to attend a free evening to celebrate "America's Night Out Against Crime." Come for games, FREE pizza and drinks, and crime and fire safety demonstrations.

Orangeburg County

Orangeburg NNO

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 – 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

City Square

Make plans to join your neighbors on August 5th for the annual National Night Out event on the square – food and fun for the whole family!

Richland County

City of Columbia NNO Kickoff

Saturday, August 2, 2014 – 6-10 p.m.

Finlay Park

This year's kickoff event will feature a variety of public safety vehicles, live entertainment, "Catch the Criminal" scavenger hunt, a neighborhood display contest, inflatable rides, home security displays and tons of family fun. In conjunction with the Parks and Recreation Summer Concert Series, saxophonist Dante Lewis will take the stage at 8 p.m. and close out the night. This event is free and open to the public.

Lower Richland NNO

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 – 6-9  p.m.

Lower Richland High School

Arsenal Hill NNO Summer Block Party

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 – 6-8:30 p.m.

City of Columbia NNO Neighborhood Observances

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Various Locations

On Tuesday, August 5, National Night Out will be celebrated in Columbia's neighborhoods with cookouts, community block parties and more.

Saluda County

Sumter County

Don't see your NNO event listed? Let us know!

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